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Modelling sheds new light on bacteria behaviour

A new study into how bacteria move, behave, and form colonies could allow a better understanding of infections, and pave the way to new antimicrobial treatments.

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Could Rudolph and friends help to slow down our warming climate?

Reindeer may be best known for pulling Santa’s sleigh, but a new study suggests they may have a part to play in slowing down climate change too.

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Discovery of Einstein’s gravitational-waves wins Physics World Breakthrough Award 2016

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, involving researchers from MIT, Caltech and more than 80 other institutions worldwide, has won the Physics World 2016 Breakthrough of the Year, for its revolutionary, world-first direct observations of gravitational waves.

Parrotlet Obi, wearing his custom made laser goggles. Credit: Lentink Lab, Stanford University.

Researchers measure vortex breakdown in a bird’s wake for the first time – thanks to 3D printed goggles

New research has shed light for the first time on how the breakdown of strong vortices birds create by flapping their wings limits our ability to calculate the lift they generate to fly.

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IOP Publishing launches double-blind peer-review trial

IOP Publishing has announced it will start offering authors the choice of single or double-blind peer review on two of its materials and biophysics/engineering journals.

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Modelling sheds new light on bacteria behaviour

A new study into how bacteria move, behave, and form colonies could allow a better understanding of infections, and pave the way to new antimicrobial treatments.

10 Jan 2017
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Unauthorised access to IOPscience server

It has come to our attention that unauthorised access was gained by an unknown party to an IOPscience.iop.org server on 24 December 2016.

5 Jan 2017

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